Public reviews will be held over mineral prospecting in Sevakasar district (6-A and 4-A blocks) of Koghbavan volcanic tuff mine, Armavir region, submitted by “Arm-Ar” LLC
Public reviews will be held over geological researches and mineral prospecting of Talin-1 tuff mine in 2019-2021, Aragatsotn region, submitted by “Snat” LLC
Levon Aghasyan was appointed a member, national focal point of the World Commission on Protected Areas
On January 27, 2020, Levon Aghasyan, representing Armenia was appointed a member and national focal point of the World Commission on Protected Areas by the IUCN WCPA.
On November 11-14, 2019, there took place the regional workshop for the achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in Belgrade (Republic of Serbia).
Erik Grigoryan participated in the opening ceremony of the laboratory of “Environmental Monitoring and Information Center” SNCO
Today, it took place the opening ceremony of the laboratory of “Environmental Monitoring and Information Center” SNCO (EMIC) renovated and upgraded with the co-financing of the Ministry of Environment and the European Union.
Discussed the main problems of Lake Sevan
On January 29, the discussion on the main problems of Lake Sevan was held, chaired by Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan.
Owning to the joint efforts of the Ministry of Environment and "Translation Centre'' SNCO of the Ministry of Justice, the UNECE Maastricht Recommondations on Promoting Effective Public Participation in Decision-making in Enviornmental Matters have been translated.
Climate change in the spotlight
Today, the Ministry of Environment organized a round-table discussion in the context of the European Climate Change Programme (ECCP). The status of implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) was on the agenda.
The discussion was chaired by Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan.
On January 31, at 11:00, there will take place the official opening ceremony of the laboratory of “Environmental Monitoring and Information Center” SNCO repaired and furnished with new equipment with the co-funding of the Ministry of Environment and the European Union.
The whole personnel of the Ministry of Environment congratulates all of us on the 28th anniversary of Army Day.
The Armenian army was established due to the feat, selfless struggle, devotion and heroism of tens of thousands of Armenians, and the joint efforts of the Armenian people. Our Armed Forces have proven their combat readiness, becoming an important factor for regional security and stability. Today, the Armenian army continues confidently to honor its tasks.
The National Assembly adopted the legislative package on “Making Supplements and Amendments to the Code on Ozone-Depleting Substances and on Administrative Offenses'' in the first reading
The corresponding legislative package was submitted by the Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan in the National Assembly.
The ban will include the countries that produce ozone-depleting substances and have not signed the Montreal and Vienna Conventions.
There took place the discussion in the Ministry of Environment within the framework of TAIEX Expert Mission
On January 20-24, the seminar-discussion of TAIEX Expert mission took place in the Ministry of Environment, on the margins of which experts presented EU Directives 2003/4 /, 2003/35 on public access to environmental information, public participation and the right to a fair trial.
Green Climate Fund has approved the funding of “Expansion of green financial instruments in the Republic of Armenia” grant project
On the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, the Green Climate Fund has approved the funding of “Expansion of green financial instruments in the Republic of Armenia” grant project, within the framework of which “ArmSwissBank” LLC has been selected as the implementing body.
The use of plastic bags will be banned
The legislative amendment proposed by the Ministry of Environment will enter into force on January 1, 2022.
The RA Government adopted today the draft law on “Making Supplements to the RA Law on Trade and Services of the Republic of Armenia”, submitted by the Ministry of Environment.
Public reviews will be held over mineral extraction from 6/64 well of Arzni carbonated mineral water mine, submitted by “Sev Jur” LLC, Kotayk Region
Public reviews will be held over the construction of the residential building envisaged in Tsitsernakaberd highway, Malatia-Sebastia administrative district, Yerevan, submitted by “Sahakyanshin” LLC